"The letter took issue with the description of a man, believed responsible for five attacks on teen-aged girls since June 2006 and possibly a sixth on Thursday. He is described as Hispanic, 28 to 40, 5-feet-6, muscular, with a mustache and black hair.
Radio station 1190AM refused to use the word ``Hispanic" when it broadcast the description. ``We need to be fair when we describe the person and saying this person is Hispanic, is, I think, profiling," said Mayra Nieves, vice president of programming for New Radio Venture, which owns 1190AM. She said the man may look Hispanic, but may not be.
Nieves said Hispanics living in the Valley want the rapist caught. ``They're afraid like we all should be afraid if there is someone there harming the community, we definitely would like police to find this person," she said. But, she said, 1190 AM listeners, are ``confused and enraged because we are saying this person is Hispanic
She says that even if he looks Hispanic he may not really be one. But it is precisely the LOOK that people need to help identify him. She does not want him caught very badly. I would not mourn if she were his next victim. But she might be a bit old and stringy for him ....
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